Above and beyond

Mar 24, 2017 / 10:03 am

A big thank you to BC Housing and CMHA, for helping the residents that lost their rent subsides at Kiwanis Tower. In my opinion these people went above and...

Strong economy no accident

Mar 23, 2017 / 1:40 pm

Re: Sam Singla’s letter Reading Sam’s letter last Monday caused me to reflect on the reasons for today’s strong Okanagan economy. Our family...

'The cupboard is bare'

Mar 23, 2017 / 11:14 am

After the 2008 financial crisis, central banks created trillions of dollars to bail out big banks and corporations. Under Canada's Economic Action Plan, our...

Thanks to Bob and Mel

Mar 23, 2017 / 11:11 am

Finally a politician doing something for the people. I'm referring to the petition Bob launched to stop the tax on tax. First of all, who was it that...

Present scam going around

Mar 23, 2017 / 11:08 am

I received a text on my Bell cell regarding an opportunity to display advertising on my vehicle for $340 a week! I checked and it is a scam. It would be nice...


Mar 23, 2017 / 11:05 am

Education is near and dear to my heart. I was educated in Alberta. In our fourth year of marriage in 1970 my wife wisely counselled me to invest in BC by buying...

Public access to lakeshore

Mar 22, 2017 / 1:53 pm

Do you want to help increase public access to Kelowna's lakeshore? PLANKelowna is a new neighbourhood association (Pandosy Lakeshore Active Neighbourhoods...

Justice system a joke

Mar 22, 2017 / 1:50 pm

Re: Free after 'barbaric' attack I was disgusted to read that yet another aboriginal has been let off the hook due to his native heritage and...

Electricity bills

Mar 22, 2017 / 1:45 pm

I do not understand why people are complaining about their electric bills. The reason I do not understand is because when the opportunity for discussion...

A letter of thanks

Mar 22, 2017 / 11:19 am

Re: Ellis St. assault - April 1, 2016 To all the amazing people out there. I am totally brought to tears for all the thoughts, prayers, help from strangers...

Visual pollution

Mar 22, 2017 / 10:44 am

I have lived in the Okanagan since 1996. I'll make a long story short. I can't believe how gross the billboards look as you come and go between Kelowna...

Boat ramp fall out

Mar 21, 2017 / 2:34 pm

I believe it is time for Kelowna City Hall to fix the mess they have created. Let’s understand a few things... by closing the deep water haul-out, City...

Roundabouts in BC

Mar 21, 2017 / 2:29 pm

Correct me if I’m wrong, but from what I understand, a driver does not need to signal to enter a single-lane roundabout; it is only necessary to yield to...

Electricity shock

Mar 21, 2017 / 2:06 pm

As others, we just received out first Fortis electricity bill for 2017. We have had high winter bills in the past, but this one was a shocker. $1,429.39! We do...

Wait lists for childcare

Mar 21, 2017 / 2:01 pm

We've all heard the jokes about pregnant mothers looking into good schools for their children before they're even out of the womb. The reality is...

Fortis charges

Mar 21, 2017 / 1:27 pm

I am a long retired electrical contractor and was a big supporter of all electrical homes. My home is 100% dependent on electricity and because of this, I am...

Cellphone driving

Mar 20, 2017 / 11:35 am

The issue of vehicular cellphone usage continues to be a problem that refuses to go away even though a $368 fine lurks if you are caught. Doubtless there are...

Infamous West Kelowna

Mar 20, 2017 / 11:28 am

Many media outlets have reported on how West Kelowna has become the easiest place to live off taxpayers. I refer, of course, to the vagrants turning our City...

Electricity monopoly

Mar 20, 2017 / 11:21 am

Regarding your recent news article on high electrical bills, I would like to add my frustration to the conversation, as our electrical costs have skyrocketed...

Fortis electricity bills

Mar 20, 2017 / 11:18 am

Our recent Fortis Electricity bills, which cover the periods Dec 16 2016 to January 16 2017 and from January 16 to February 16 2017 are $874.16 and $698.73...